Billikens Post Ninth Straight Win with 67-59 Victory at Dayton

Saint Louis senior forward Dwayne Evans scored 22 points and sophomore guard Austin McBroom added a career high 17 as the Billikens registered a 67-59 win at Dayton Saturday in Atlantic 10 Conference play. The win improves the Billikens to 15-2 overall and 2-0 in the A-10. It was SLU’s ninth victory in a row. Dayton dips to 12-4 and 0-1 in the league. SLU now has a 6-0 road record, the best undefeated road mark in the country. Evans was 9-of-11 (including one 3-pointer) and 3-of-3 from the free-throw line. He finished one rebound shy of a double-double with nine boards. McBroom continued his hot shooting from beyond the arc with a 3-of-6 performance from long range. He finished hitting 4-of-11 overall and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line to account for his 17 points. Jordair Jett, who was coming off a career-high 31 points against Rhode Island in SLU’s last outing, finished with 12 points and a team-leading five assists.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 2 min ago

The Senior American Legion Baseball State Tournament is underway in Sedalia.
First round games Thursday..
Jefferson City 11 Lee Summit 2
Festus 9 Joplin 2.

The double elimination tournament will run through the weekend.